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Weʼre raising £1,755 to In Memory of Baby Finley

Hampshire, UK

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During my 16 week scan my consultant told me that my son wasnt growing as he should be. I had scans every 2-3 weeks to keep an eye on him. We all thought he would be premature and small but he would survive.

On the Thursday i was told he had stopped growing and he had no hope for survival. On the Friday my local midwife listened to his heart beat and told me to record it. I couldnt settle that day, i needed to save him. I rang every maternity unit i could but they all said the same thing.

I went to hospital as i was a mess and at 5pm just 8 hours after hearing his heartbeat i was told he had passed away.

Finley was born sleeping at 26 weeks. His cord and placenta were abnormal so he suffered severe IUGR. Otherwise he was perfectly healthy, he was just too small to survive.
He weighed just 420grams but was beautiful. Perfect in every way.

I stayed with him for nearly 3 days thanks to the hospital having a cuddle cot which kept him cool to allow me to spend time with my boy who id never see grow up.

Funding is so sparse within the nhs and having an extra cuddle cot available is so important for parents like me. Id hate to have not been able to have time with Finley.

Stillbirth is most definitely the worst thing ive ever gone through but things like this help make an unbearable time a bit more comforting.

Finley was held for just a moment but he is loved forever.

Thank you all.

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    8

    • Louise Armstrong

      Louise Armstrong

      Oct 27, 2018

      £5.00

    • Shelley Humphrey

      Shelley Humphrey

      Oct 27, 2018

      xxxx

      £10.00

    • Su Porter

      Su Porter

      Oct 22, 2018

      For Finley 💙 love Su, Elsie and Nuno x

      £10.00

    • sara smallbones

      sara smallbones

      Oct 20, 2018

      💔💔💔

      £30.00

    • Eleanor Lockyer

      Eleanor Lockyer

      Oct 19, 2018

      I’m doing this in my Mums name x

    • Rosie Martin

      Rosie Martin

      Oct 19, 2018

      Such a good cause bless u x

      £5.00

    • Kleo x

      Kleo x

      Oct 19, 2018

      ❤️

      £5.00

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    Hampshire, UK

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